Job Description

Job Title: OR Aide
Job ID: 746380
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Shift: Day Job
Department: Operating Room
Location: 100 Fairfield Drive, Seneca PA 16346


Cleans and prepares the operating room between surgery cases. Assists the nursing staff in providing equipment and supplies.

  • Accomplish according to procedure interim and terminal cleaning of operating rooms.
  • Accomplish daily and weekly cleaning of scrub sinks, substerile rooms, and other assigned areas according to procedure.
  • Assist staff and physicians to maintain patient safety, transport and care during the lithotripsy procedure.
  • Assist the lithotripsy registered nurse in the collection of all anticipated supplies and/or equipment and their replacement.
  • Assist with the transfer and positioning of patient pre- and post-operative.
  • Assist with transfer of patients to/from the surgical suite, lithotripsy site and to the recovery room upon completion of procedure.
  • Clean equipment after the procedure and returns equipment to proper storage site.
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability and independent judgment recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff,co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Maintain supplies for scrub sink and substerile rooms.
  • Perform job functions with consideration to thoroughness, accuracy and neatness; effect on patients and others; demonstrating technical knowledge and competence.
  • Practice universal blood and body fluid precautions.
  • Project a positive image of self and the Hospital when dealing with medical staff, ancillary departments, patients/families, community and others.
  • Provide interim room cleaning between surgical procedures including the retrieval and proper storage of special equipment
  • Report unusual circumstances and exceptions to practice.
  • Run errands to laboratory, X-ray and other departments.


High school diploma or GED required. Vocational/technical training preferred. Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.�

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $11.96 to $17.82 / hour

Union Position: No

Apply Current Employee?


At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!


UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.


Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

UPMC Ranked #17 Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers in 2018

Talent Network